Call for Entries

Submit your best work for the UX Design Awards 2021 by May 31!

The awards in the global competition for experience design will be presented in four categories: "Product", "Concept" and "Vision" for the professional sector and "New Talent" for young designers.

German Federal Ecodesign Award

Call for Entries 2021

Innovative and pioneering ideas wanted!

The Federal Ecodesign Award invites companies of all sizes and sectors, students and creative professionals to participate and submit their projects online until 12 April!

Take part and celebrate ten years of the Federal Ecodesign Award with us in 2021!

IDZ virtual Meetup

"Arabic Type Art"

On 29 April, Prof. Rayan Abdullah, member of the IDZ board and professor of typography at the Leipzig Academy of Visual Arts, will give us an insight into Arabic script art.

The alphabet, the most important fonts as well as calligraphy techniques and their application in architecture and book design will be discussed. We look forward to your registration!


Joint Brokerage Events

In March and April, the first digital matchmaking events will take place as part of our CN-BC project.

Organized in cooperation with our Chinese network partners, the JBEs are aimed at Berlin and Chinese companies active in the fields of design and sustainable technologies.


Call for Entries: Federal Ecodesign Award 2021

Innovative and sustainable concepts, services and ...


UX Design Awards 2021: Call for Particpation

Global competition for outstanding experience design ...

Thu, 4/29
5.00 pm–6.00 pm

IDZ virtual Meetup

Prof. Rayan Abdullah, member of the IDZ-board and professor ...

UX Design Awards

Global Competition

German Federal Ecodesign Award

EcoDesign Circle

Capacity Building

UX Design #LIVE


Purus Innovation Award

Ecodesign for SME


Design Discourse

Panel Talks

International Design Forum #IDF22

Design Excursion

Field Trips

Berlin Showroom

Design Promotion




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People-Centered Design

»The broader one’s understanding of the human experience is, the better designs we will have.«
Steve Jobs

Sustainable Design

»The quality of drafts is the quality of the world.«
Otl Aicher

Network & Business Innovation

»To design is much more than simply to assemble, to order, or even to edit – it is to add value and meaning.« Paul Rand

Berlin & China

Cooperation Network

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About IDZ

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IDZ members

introduce themselves

Anfang 2020 haben wir begonnen, in unserem monatlichen Newsletter ein IDZ-Mitglied des Monats vorzustellen.

Wir haben inzwischen vier dieser Beiträge auf der Website gesammelt, und hoffen, mit der Zeit einen interessanten Einblick in unsere Mitgliederstruktur zu geben.

50 Years IDZ

Design in Focus

As part of the IDZ's 50th anniversary, students of the Industrial Design and Communication Design courses at the HTW Berlin interviewed designers, scientists and entrepreneurs on the current role of design and their vision for its future.